Gordon Evans

News Reporter/Producer

WMUK's Gordon Evans is an accomplished reporter and interviewer. A 1990 graduate of Michigan State, he came to WMUK from WAAM in Ann Arbor.

Alma Latina on WMUK

Oct 3, 2019
Left to right: Dano Oropeza, Martin Klemm, Miguel (Mike) Ramirez
Gordon Evans / WMUK

National Hispanic American Heritage Month runs from September 15th to October 15th. It celebrates the histories, cultures and contributions of people of Hispanic heritage. Every week Alma Latina serves the Spanish speaking audience in Southwest Michigan with music and community information.

A forum for Kalamazoo City Commission candidates was held October 1, 2019 at Western Michigan University
Kim Willis / WMUK

Candidates running for Kalamazoo City Commission answered questions on issues ranging from spraying for mosquitoes to prevent the spread of Eastern Equine Encephalitis to tax policy and pedestrian safety. Tuesday’s forum for city commission candidates was co-sponsored by WMUK, Western Michigan University’s Institute of Government and Politics and WMU WeVote.

A Beechcraft airplane sprays the insecticide DUET over Dallas to curb the spread of West Nile virus early Monday morning, Aug. 20, 2012.  (AP Photo/LM Otero)
LM Otero / The Associated Press

Kalamazoo County officials say there will be no aerial spraying for mosquitoes in the cities of Kalamazoo and Portage. The County Health and Community Services Department says it was notified by the state that the number of people opting out of spraying in the two cities means it would no longer be effective. 

U.S. Capitol - file photo by Liam James Doyle, NPR
Liam James Doyle / NPR

Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire is testifying before the House intelligence committee about a whistleblower complaint reportedly connected to President Trump's communication with Ukraine's president. Lawmakers have demanded to see the complaint, which had been withheld.

Kalamazoo City Hall - file photo. Photo by Sehvilla Mann, WMUK
Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

WMUK, Western Michigan University's WeVote and the Institute of Government and Politics are co-sponsoring a candidate forum for Kalamazoo City Commission. 

It will be held at Schneider Hall at Western Michigan University on Tuesday October 1, 2019. It will begin at 7:00p.m. and will run for about one hour.